Hindi general entertainment channel 9X and music channel 9XM will be available on Freesat in the UK, in addition to the BSkyB platform.
9X will be first Hindi GEC to be available on the Freesat platform on channel No. 662, while 9XM joins the league of B4U Music and Zee Muzik and will be available at channel No. 513.
INX Media founder and CEO Indrani Mukerjea said, “I am delighted to announce that 9X and 9XM are now also available on Freesat. 9X has reached Freesat viewers in time as our series -- Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki, was recently launched in the UK with English subtitles. We are confident that the wide variety of family entertainment on 9X and the Bollywood Music of 9XM will establish a strong connection with Freesat TV viewers.”
Freesat is a joint venture between BBC and ITV and was launched in May 2007. Freesat does not charge any contract or subscription fees and is available with a onetime payment.